15 Metro Rankings
Our Firm Ideology
Since its inception, the Firm has had an unwavering dedication to ethics, professionalism, focus, and achievement in conjunction with a unified vision to provide the highest level of legal services possible. The following is our Firm's Ideology.
Achieving Ethical Results
We will become a leading litigation law firm by exceeding client expectations with the highest levels of client services, professionalism, ethics, and legal compliance.
We will create a coveted workplace that encourages pro-active participation, promotes personal growth, and rewards exceptional performance when consistent with our Firm Ideology.
Our Social Value Statement
Our Firm's Legal Collection Practice aims to preserve and restore lender and consumer confidence by:
Collecting empathetically through litigation,
Returning money to the local, regional, and national economies, &
Contributing to the region via employment, charity, and community service.
Our Memberships & Association Involvement
Areas of Practice
Couch, Conville & Blitt practices in various areas including:
Consumer Legal Collections
Couch, Conville & Blitt is a leader in collection litigation, especially in the consumer collection area. The firm handles credit card, student loan, installment loan, automobile deficiency, and other retail claims on behalf of originating creditors, servicers, assignees, and secondary purchasers. As a leader in the consumer collection industry, Couch Conville & Blitt has developed a high level of experience concerning all issues related to consumer legal collections and is prepared to fully assist lenders and purchasers of distressed receivables.
Through its commitment to the highest standards of review and compliance, recovery is maximized and exposure to counterclaims and after-the-fact litigation is minimized. With its multi-state practice, Couch, Conville & Blitt prides itself on competitive legal collections and reduction of counterclaims. The Firm complies with the Fair Debt Collection Practice Act (FDCPA), Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), and all applicable state laws. Every effort is made to ensure that Firm attorneys and staff are knowledgeable of the requirements needed to perform their collection tasks.
Couch, Conville & Blitt has invested substantial resources into its infrastructure and technology to ensure that the Firm is capable of meeting the needs of national and local lenders. Our computer system permits electronic file placement, efficient transfer of information, and fund transfers. This also allows the Firm to process claims quickly, securely, and efficiently.
Commercial Legal Collections
Collateral Lending & Replevin
Creditor Defense Litigation & Counseling
General Business and Transactional Matters
Christopher J. Couch, Managing Member
Christopher J. Couch is a Founding Member and Managing Partner of Couch, Conville & Blitt, a multi-state law firm focusing upon representation of the financial services industry. CCB maintains offices in Louisiana, Alabama, Texas, Mississippi, Tennessee, and Arkansas. His legal practice further focuses in the areas of Creditors' Rights, Commercial Litigation, General Business Counseling, and Collateral Lending. He represents a wide variety of clients, including collateral lenders, national banks, finance lessors, credit grantors, debt purchasers, collection agencies, local corporations, and several publicly traded corporations.
In 2018, Chris was appointed to the Louisiana Insurance Commissioner's Title Insurance Advisory Council.
In May 2016, Mr. Couch was selected for CityBusiness Magazine's 2016 Leadership in Law class. As a third time honoree, Chris was inducted into the Leadership in Law Hall of Fame. He was recognized as one of New Orleans' Leaders In Law by New Orleans CityBusiness in 2009, 2010 and 2016.
He is a 2012 graduate of New Orleans Regional Leadership Institute 2012 Leadership Program.
In 2013, Mr. Couch was recognized by CityBusiness as one of the top 50 financial professionals whose fiscal work has set the pace for their company and received the Money Maker Award. That same year, he spoke at the National Association of Retail Collection Attorneys Spring Conference in Las Vegas on Preparing for the "new Normal" Compliance Environment- Keeping Ahead of the Audit Curve.
He has lectured nationally on a variety of topics, such as Compliance, Disaster Planning & Recovery, and Law Office Management. Mr. Couch served as the Co-Chairman of the Future Leadership Committee for the National Association of Retail Collection Attorneys ("NARCA"). From October 2005 through January 2008, he served as a member of the Board of Directors of NARCA. From January 2008- October 2009, he served as Parliamentarian to the President of NARCA.
Mr. Couch is also a member of the La Bar Association.
Mr. Couch is a 2000 graduate of the Paul M. Hebert Law Center at Louisiana State University. He is licensed to practice before all Courts of Louisiana.
Mr. Couch is a 1997 graduate of the University of New Orleans. He also received a Certificate for attending the summer scholar program at George Washington School of Political Management.
Mr. Couch has published a variety of articles related to the compliance, audit, lending and legal collections, law office management and disaster planning and recovery.
He is also a co-author of the Louisiana Law of Pawn, 3d. Edition, 1999. Chris is also Of Counsel with the Loeb Law Firm.
Total Offices: 9
Total Attorneys: 18
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|Little Rock, AR||1|
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|Litigation - Appellate||1|
|Litigation - General (consumer)||1|
|Litigation - Medical Malpractice||1|
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